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Professional Conferences 

  • Technical Program Committee: The 25th Defense Operational Applications Symposium, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, 2023.

  • Organizing Committee: Global Summit on Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Barcelona, Spain, 2021.

  • Advisory Committee: The 6th International Conference on Protective Structures, Auburn, AL, 2020.

  • Scientific Committee: The 7th International Conference of Euro-Asia Civil Engineering Forum, Stuttgart, Germany, 2019.

  • Session Chair: Session 5: The 6th International Conference on Civil and Urban Engineering, Leuven, Belgium, 2019.

  • Scientific Committee: The 5th International Conference on Protective Structures, Poznan, Poland, 2018.

  • Conference Co-Chair: The 16th International Congress on Polymers in Concrete, Washington, D.C., 2018.

  • Technical Committee: The 9th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference: Resilient Structures and Sustainable Construction, Valencia, Spain, 2017.

  • Student Activities Subcommittee: The Fall American Concrete Institute Convention, Washington, D.C., 2014.

  • Session Chair: Dynamic Impact and Earthquake Engineering, The 5th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2009.

Professional Committees 

  • Vice Chair - National Capital Section Structural Engineering Institute, current. 

  • ASCE - Committee on Education-Constituent Committee on Accreditation (corresponding member), current.

  • ASCE/SEI - DEI Committee member, current.

  • ASCE/SEI - Blast, Shock, and Impact member, current.

  • ASCE/SEI - Retrofit of Structures under Dynamic Loads member, current.

  • ACI 370 - Blast and Impact Load Effects, Voting member, 2010-2016; and Associate member, 2007-2010.

  • TRB AFF 40 - Field Testing and Non-destructive Evaluation of Transportation Structures, 2010-2016.

Accreditation/Program Review Committees

  • External to GMU: ABET Civil Engineering Program Evaluator, 2018-current

  • GMU: Co-Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Science Academic Program Peer Review Committee, 2018-2019.

  • GMU: Co-Chair of the School of Integrative Studies Academic Program Peer Review Committee, 2017-2018.

  • GMU: Chair of the Sociology and Anthropology Department Academic Program Peer Review Committee, 2016-2017.

  • GMU: Member of the Psychology Department Academic Program Peer Review Committee, 2016-2017.

Current Editorial Activities

  • Associate Editor: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Multidisciplinary Journal of Civil Engineering

  • Associate Editor: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Practice Periodical in Structural Design and Construction.

  • Review Editor: Frontiers in Built Environment Computational Methods in Structural Engineering.

University Level Leadership/Service

  • Small Capital Projects Selection Committee, 2022-2023.

  • Presidential Awards Committee, 2022-2023.

  • GMU Presidential Search Committee, 2019-2020.

  • University Standing Committee on Faculty Handbook Revision, 2018-2021.

  • University Working Group on Faculty Standards of Conduct, 2019-2021.

  • GMU Faculty Senator, 2016-2019.

  • GMU Faculty Senate Executive Committee, 2017-2019.

  • Chair of Faculty Matters GMU Senate Standing Committee, 2018-2019; Co-chair, 2017-2018.

  • Term Faculty Task Force, 2017-2019.

  • Building Committee for the Selection of A/E Services for Bull Run Hall Building Addition and Backfill Renovations, 2019-2020.

College Level Leadership/Service

  • Volgenau School of Engineering Divisional Dean Search Committee, 2022-2023.

  • Cybersecurity Engineering Faculty Search Committee, 2020-2021.

  • 2nd Level Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2014-2019.

  • Mechanical Engineering Faculty Search Committee, 2017-2018 and 2020-2021.

  • Chair of the Search Committee for VSE Director of Graduate Student Academic Affairs, 2014-2015.

  • Graduate Studies Committee, 2012-2014.

  • Computing Committee, 2008-2012.

  • Academic Appeals Committee, 2009-2010.

  • Graduate Student Enrollment Planning Self-study Committee, 2008.

Department Level Leadership/Service

  • CEIE 1st Level Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2014-current.

  • Faculty Advisor of Society of American Military Engineers-GMU Chapter, 2023-current.

  • CEIE Undergraduate Committee, 2017-2023.

  • Chair of CEIE Faculty Search Committee for Tenure-track Positions (2016-2017 and 2021-2022) and a Non-tenure Track Position (2017-2018).

  • Founding Faculty Advisor of the GMU Chapter of Chi Epsilon, 2010-2016.

  • Graduate Program Director, 2012-2014.

  • Principal Author of the CEIE 7-year Academic Program Review, 2013-2014.

  • Member of CEIE Faculty Search Committee: 2009-2010, 2010-2011, and 2012-2013.

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